Photo: Urban Meyer Tweets Cool Recruiting Graphic Promoting Ohio State’s Ability To Send Players To The NFL

Not only does Ohio State excel on the college football field, but Urban Meyer’s program is great at sending players to the NFL. Last year, OSU had six players drafted, including two first round picks in Ryan Shazier and Bradley Roby. Today, Meyer tweeted out a cool graphic, which we assume is for recruiting purposes, promoting OSU’s ability to put players into the pros. The graphic...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Ohio St LB Ryan Shazier Called Out Urban Meyer On Buckeye Cruise About Fulfilling Tattoo Promise

Following Ohio State’s national championship game victory against Oregon, Buckeyes’ coach Urban Meyer told his team he’d be getting a tattoo to honor their accomplishment.  Meyer discussed the tattoo on his appearance the Late Show With David Letterman on Jan. 17. “We haven’t finalized it yet,” he said.  It’s been more than a month since the 50-year-old coach talked...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Debuted An Infographic Commemorating Its Back-To-Back-To-Back Undefeated Regular Seasons

Over the past three seasons, Ohio State has an impressive regular season record of 36-0. The Buckeyes were banned from the post-season in 2012 and lost the Big Ten title game and Orange Bowl to finish 12-2 in 2013. They finally struck gold on their third try by finishing 15-0 and winning this year’s College Football Playoff National Championship.  Earlier tonight, the program...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: OSU Alumni Mike Adams, Will Allen, And Ryan Shazier Took An ‘O-H-I-O’ Pic With A Falcons Cheerleader

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a ton of Ohio State representation on their roster. Four Buckeyes play for the team, and three of them joined with an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader, an Ohio State alumna, to take a fantastic “O-H-I-O” picture while at the Georgia Dome this past Sunday.  Great O-H-I-O pic with @Channel75live @WillAllenWAF @RyanShazier and Perry High School’s AFC_Macy...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Stock Watch: Ryan Shazier

NFL Stock Watch Ryan Shazier For the past 40 years the Pittsburgh Steelers have put their stamp on the league with their tough, aggressive defense. They have ranked in the top-10 in yards allowed 18 times over the past 30 years, and also they have had the number 1 defense 5 of the past 10 years. Whether they go by “The Steel Curtain,” “Blitzburg,” or the “men of steel,”...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Who are the best Buckeye football players from out of state?

So, which state (other than Ohio) has produced the most Ohio State football players over the past 30 years? You probably won’t be surprised to find out it’s Florida with 52. But who is the best of that bunch? After all, more than half have become starters, and one quarter have been drafted into the NFL. Ryan Shazier talks to reporters in Columbus We narrowed it down to six candidates...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Shazier reminding Steelers of Troy Polamalu

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ohio State’s Ryan Shazier with the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and they are already excited with what they are seeing from him. According to a report from Alan Robinson of the Tribune Review, the Steelers are being reminded of safety Troy Polamalu with what they are seeing from Shazier. That is a very good comparison to have, but it...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football: 5 Reasons The Buckeyes Will Win It All In 2014-15

There is plenty of reason for excitement and optimism in Columbus this season. Despite losing Carlos Hyde, Ryan Shazier, Bradley Roby and Jack Mehwort in the first two rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft, the cupboard is not all bare on campus at Ohio State University – not as long as Urban Meyer is walking the sidelines and quarterback Braxton Miller is slinging the ball all over the...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Ryan Shazier make the splash-plays the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been missing?

I’ll admit that I was really shocked when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the name of Ryan Shazier from Ohio State as the Steelers first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Thursday night. It wasn’t the gut-wrenching shock that a lot of fans who like to talk in “absolutes” about a prospect even weeks before he’s drafted must have been feeling as they expressed their...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 11 Remaining Cornerbacks on Pittsburgh Steelers’ Radar in 2014 NFL Draft

Many a shoe was thrown against a wall Thursday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers passed on cornerback Darqueze Dennard and chose Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft. And when Dennard went to the hated Cincinnati Bengals at 24, those shoe-chucking Steelers fans threw their other shoe against the wall. Ike Taylor just turned 34 and is on the...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

See why Cam Heyward wants to burn Ryan Shazier

‘s shirt… to finish the headline. @RyanShazier dude I can't wait to burn this shirt lol pic.twitter.com/XBdk52HamV — Cam Heyward (@CamHeyward) May 9, 2014 No more wearing that shirt around, rook. It’s time to bleed black and gold. The former Ohio State Buckeyes hope to devour opposing offenses for the Steelers for a long, long time. You may also be interested in:See why...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Linebacker Ryan Shazier Headlines First Round Big Ten Draft Class

Four Big Ten players were taken in round one of the NFL Draft Thursday night. One was taken sooner than most expected, while two were taken lower and one wasn’t a real surprise. Let’s take a look at the players and how they fit in with the teams that drafted them. Pick 11, Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan — The Titans got a minor steal in my opinion, as many had Lewan going in the...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State NFL draft first round notes

After a two-year drought, Ohio State had two first-round picks in the 2014 NFL draft as Ryan Shazier went 15th to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Bradley Roby went 31st to the Denver Broncos. The last time two Buckeyes were taken in the first round was 2009, when Malcolm Jenkins went to the Saints and Beanie Wells went to the Cardinals. Shazier is 21st Buckeye picked by Steelers and...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Shouldn’t Miss OTAs With Ohio State Now On Semester Calendar

Being as new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier went to Ohio State, several of you have expressed concern that he might miss the OTA sessions and mandatory mini camp due to the school's calendar. You will be happy to know that is no longer a problem. Previously, Ohio State products, tackle Mike Adams, defensive end […] Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Shouldn’t Miss OTAs With...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers draft LB Ryan Shazier: ‘He’s a defensive playmaker’

The Pittsburgh Steelers decided Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier would be a perfect fit and selected him at No. 15 overall on Thursday night. “We’re very excited to be able to announce another No. 1 draft pick, Ryan Shazier, inside linebacker, Ohio State,” said general manager Kevin Colbert. “If you look over Ryan’s career, three years at Ohio State, each and every year...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier, Day Two Draft Prospects & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 101 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into talking about the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and the Pittsburgh Steelers selection, Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier. David and I break down the decision to draft Shazier instead of Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard and how the explosive […] The Terrible Podcast...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: 2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report – Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier

By Alex Kozora The Pittsburgh Steelers first pick of the 2014 NFL Draft is in the books and to most, it came as a slight surprise. After watching five games of him, my initial scouting report on the 15th pick of the draft. Ohio State’s Ryan Shazier. Ryan Shazier/ILB Ohio St: 6’1 237 The Good […] Steelers Film Room: 2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report – Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers’ GM Colbert Goes With “Quality Over Need”

The following quote was spoken by Pittsburgh Steelers’ General Manager Kevin Colbert immediately following the selection of Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier last night. “Ryan Shazier was someone we valued very highly. We’re well aware of who we have on our team. But when we can add a player of quality, it’ll override the need anytime.” It’s that italicized part that...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Were Ready To Pounce On Ryan Shazier If Steelers Didn’t

If you are thinking that the Pittsburgh Steelers reached Thursday night in order to draft Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, you would be wrong, as the team picking right behind them was ready to pounce on him if bypassed. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh […] Report: Cowboys Were Ready To Pounce On Ryan Shazier If Steelers Didn’t...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Defends Quality Over Need Draft Strategy

We will likely never know if the Pittsburgh Steelers had Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller rated higher than Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier, but being has general manager Kevin Colbert decided to pass on Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard to take Shazier with the 15th overall selection in the first round of the 2014 NFL […] Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Defends Quality...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Still Hope LB Sean Spence Can Come Back Despite Addition Of Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier

The selection Thursday night of Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft might be taken as a sign by many that inside linebacker Sean Spence might not ever make it back to the football field. During the post selection press conference, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert talked about […] Steelers Still Hope LB Sean Spence Can Come Back Despite...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Select LB Ryan Shazier with 15th pick of 2014 NFL Draft

The Steelers didn't select a corner in Round 1 of the 2014 NFL Draft, but they got a linebacker with cornerback speed, when they selected Ryan Shazier out of Ohio State with the 15th overall pick.Shazier, a 2013 First Team All-American, totaled 102 solo tackles--including 23.5 for loss--and seven quarterback sacks in his final season with the Buckeyes.Listed at 6'1", 237 on his NFL...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Select Shazier; Let the Second-Guessing Begin

With Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard falling to the 15th spot in the NFL draft as if it were fate, the Pittsburgh Steelers instead went with Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier. While it was believed that the Steelers would look for a linebacker or two in the draft, it was thought to be much later in the draft. Shazier brings incredible speed at the linebacker position...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things you need to know about Ryan Shazier

The Pittsburgh Steelers made their first-round selection on Thursday night, taking Ryan Shazier out of The Ohio State University. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the linebacker: 1. He’s fast… really fast. Shazier ran an unofficial 4.36 40-yard dash while...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotes From Kevin Colbert And Mike Tomlin On The Selection Of Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier

I will be posting quotes from Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin in this post from the press conference following the Pittsburgh Steelers selection of Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Colbert "Three years there at Ohio state, each and every year his production increased." His biggest asset, […] Quotes From Kevin Colbert And Mike Tomlin On...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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